Data is a recognized asset. Companies are increasingly looking to leverage data as a revenue stream, to enhance existing products and services, or to increase efficiency. Risks related to data misuse and breaches, however, can derail an organization’s data-related goals.
Post Covid-19 economic recovery will be strongly dependent on the digital agility and ability of a company and the society in general—whether enabling work-from-home, activating online-retail or responding to the pandemic via contact-tracing, all these solutions require a strong foundation of technology.
While there appears to be widespread corporate acknowledgment of the importance and value of data to competitiveness and innovation, there is still relatively limited success in implementing data-related projects. A recent survey by NewVantage Partners shows that over 77% of executives report that business